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Mar 18, 2006 5:39 pm

Chuck Hagel vs. Neocon Numbskulls

Yesterday, I posted at Notablog a brief piece that cited a fine principle enunciated by GOP Senator Chuck Hagel:

You cannot in my opinion just impose a democratic form of government on a country with no history and no culture and no tradition of democracy.

Yeah. How 'bout that?

Read more of my mini-rant here.

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Charlie Hinderliter - 3/30/2006

Democracy is as much about norms and principles as it is about institutions and elections. I think that Senator Hagel is right about this.

Also, I hope that Senator Hagel runs in '08.

Chris Matthew Sciabarra - 3/24/2006

It will be very interesting to see how this pans out... I don't know what it will take for GOP candidates to win... if they are not beholden to the religious right.

David T. Beito - 3/19/2006

It will be interesting to see if Hagel gets any support in the primaries. I'd be tempted to vote for him.